Think your company is too small to be an exporter? Well, think again.

Recognizing that some companies naturally have a global mindset early on in their development, the Early Stage Exporters (ESE) fund has been created to assist Ontario small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop and grow their export markets, obtain new sources of capitalization/funding, and increase export sales of Ontario goods and services.

The Early Stage Exporters fund is administered by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) with the support and funding from the Ontario government.

Please Note: Until further notice, we are only accepting applications for projects/activities that will be completed before May 31, 2016.


There are four categories of activities that are funded. Learn more…

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